20 Cal Arc Flash Head Protection Kit


The 20 Cal Arc Flash Shield Kit provides comfortable head and neck arc flash PPE Category 2 protection. Unlike a large beekeeper style hood of traditional arc flash hoods, the arc flash face shield kit includes a PureView™ Faceshield, storage bag, hard hat, adjustable bracket, safety glasses and an FR balaclava made with UltraSoft® fabric. The lightweight arc flash face shield and bracket attached to the hard hat are adjustable and provides enhanced visibility. Get head and neck PPE category 2 arc flash protection that’s comfortable and convenient in one arc flash face shield kit by clicking How to Buy to find a distributor near you.
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  • Arc Rating: 20 cal/cm²
  • CAT 2
  • Fabric/Material: Westex® UltraSoft® hood
  • Designed for comfort and flexibility
  • Excellent field of vision
  • Made in the USA
  • Arc Rating: 20 cal/cm²
  • CAT 2
  • NFPA 70E
  • CSA Z462
  • ASTM F1506
  • ASTM F2178
  • OSHA 1910.269
  • DO NOT use ammonia based cleaners. DO NOT use any abrasives or polishes. NEVER use if cracked or broken.
  • Remove from hood if applicable. Wash with warm soapy water. Mild soap only. Rinse thoroughly. Pat dry with a soft cloth.
  • Always transport and store your faceshield, goggles, and glasses in a soft cloth bag to minize wear & tear.
  • Wash according to the instructions above to remove any contaminants in order to maintain performance when garment becomes soiled with dirt, greases, oils, etc.
  • If contaminants cannot be removed after laundering, it is best to discontinue use of garment.
NFPA 70E CSA Z462 ASTM F1506 ASTM F2178

Arc Flash Face Shield Requirements

Per NFPA 70E-2015 standards, arc rated head protection with an ATPV of 8 cal/cm2 is required to meet PPE Category 2. This includes an arc flash hood, or faceshield as well as an arc rated balaclava. PPE category 2 is the most common arc flash risk assessment level and the Arc Flash Faceshield Kit with transparent faceshield with the highly transparent PureView faceshield with bracket, a hard hat, safety glasses, a storage bag and the FR balaclava have an ATPV of 20 cal/cm2, providing comfortable and arc flash and thermal protection, meeting NFPA 70E standards for PPE Category 2.

Learn more about National Safety Apparel’s PureView™ Facehields for enhanced arc flash head protection safety and comfort.


  • 20 Cal Head Protection Kit Includes:
  • Faceshield with hard hat and slotted adapter
  • UltraSoft® balaclava
  • Safety glasses
  • Faceshield bag

For enhanced protection Westex® UltraSoft is the premium choice for superior comfort, improved safety and above average durability.  With a unique blend of 88% cotton and 12% high-tenacity nylon UltraSoft garments provide a smooth feel for increased comfort and the inherently FR material delivers exceptional performance in reliability when laundered correctly. Technology advanced Westex® UltraSoft is the gold standard in advanced flame resistant fabric and will be the garment you trust for comfort, protection and durability.

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